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ASTANA– On the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on 10 December 2018 the International Human Rights Awards ceremony and the solemn reception was held in Astana. The event is organized by the European Union Delegation to Kazakhstan jointly with the Embassies of Canada, Switzerland, the US and the United Nations agencies.
To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights the EU Delegation to the UN in Geneva organized a screening of the movie "Rafiki", which was financially supported by the EU ACP Programme. Stavros Lambrinidis, EU Special Representative for Human Rights, attended the screening and took part in a public debate following the screening.